|Location||Baton Rouge, Louisiana|
|Owner||Louisiana State University|
|Operator||Louisiana State University|
|LSU Tigers football (NCAA) (1917–1924)
LSU Tigers baseball
LSU Tigers basketball
State Field was the home stadium of the Louisiana State University Tigers football team from 1917 to 1924. The field was built on the old downtown campus of LSU. It was located southeast of the Pentagon Barracks and slightly southwest of the site of the current Louisiana State Capitol Building adjacent to the Hill Memorial Library and George Peabody Hall. The field was known on the campus simply as the "athletic field" and was also used for LSU's basketball and baseball sports. The field was later moved to a site with bleachers that was north of the campuses experimental garden, and next to the old armoury building.
LSU's first home game was played at State Field on October 6, 1917 against Southwestern Louisiana. The contest resulted in a 20-6 LSU victory. LSU's last home game at State Field was on November 15, 1924 against Northwestern State. LSU won this game by a score of 40-0. LSU moved to, the newly opened, Tiger Stadium the next week in a game against Tulane on November 27, 1924. During the 8 years that State Field was used as LSU's home field, 31 home games were played there. LSU's record at State Field was 23-8.
- Ruffin, Thomas F. Jackson, Jo; Hebert, Mary J., eds. Under Stately Oaks: A Pictorial History of LSU [The New Campus]. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press. p. 40. ISBN 0-8071-2682-9. Retrieved September 26, 2011.
- Ruffin, Thomas F. Jackson, Jo; Hebert, Mary J., eds. Under Stately Oaks: A Pictorial History of LSU [The New Campus]. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press. p. 42. ISBN 0-8071-2682-9. Retrieved September 26, 2011.
- Cowan, Barry. Louisiana State University [Campus History]. Charleston, South Carolina: Arcadia Publishing. p. 42. ISBN 1467110981. Retrieved January 2, 2015.
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